Tag Archives: Burgas

How hard can it be to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization?

Very difficult indeed, judging by the linguistic acrobatics that have been taking place in assorted diplomatic forums recently. As I have written here and here, despite Bulgaria concluding that Hezbollah was responsible for the Burgas bus bombing, the EU is … Continue reading

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Hezbollah’s spreading influence as a proxy for Iran

The fighting in Syria has not only approached Israel’s borders, but equally as important, is embroiling Lebanon via Hezbollah, who have been involving themselves in the fighting in Syria, to the extent of conducting ground offences there. (h/t Legal Insurrection): … Continue reading

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Bulgaria blames Hezbollah for Burgas bus bombing. European consternation ensues

After months of investigations and inquiries, Bulgaria today announced that they have concluded that Hezbollah was behind the deadly bus bombing in Burgas last July that killed 5 Israelis and the Bulgarian bus driver. Two individuals with links to Lebanon’s … Continue reading

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The victims of the Bulgaria bus bombing

Israel released the names of the five Israeli victims of the bus bombing in Bulgaria: (photos from Ynetnews). The five Israelis killed in Wednesday’s terror attack in Burgas were named on Thursday evening as Amir Menashe, 27; Itzik Kolengi, 27; … Continue reading

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Bulgarian bus bomber was Swedish national – UPDATE

Note: It appears the bomber was not Mehdi Ghezali. See the bottom of this post for updates and more details as they come in. Bulgaria named the bomber of the Israeli tourist bus, who killed 7 people yesterday outside the … Continue reading

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